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Majestic fin whales

Icelandic whalers kill first fin whales in four years

As feared, whale hunters in Iceland have slaughtered at least two fin whales, the first...

Majority of Icelandic people think whaling harms their country’s reputation

With the very real prospect of Iceland's only fin whale hunter, Kristján Loftsson sending boats...
Humpback whale underwater

Humpback whale rescued from shark net in Australia

A humpback whale and her calf have managed to escape after becoming entangled in a...
Long-finned pilot whale

Fishermen in Norway eat pilot whale after entanglement in net

According to local reports, fishermen in Norway ate meat from a long-finned pilot whale after...

Tilikum still on the sick list

An update released by SeaWorld on the state of the captive orca, Tilikum, notes that the condition of health continues to fluctuate.

Last month SeaWorld revealed that his health had declined rapidly in recent weeks and that hew was suffering from a serious infection in his lungs.

The latest update goes on to say that his appetite has improved in recent days but he remains in the marine park’s medical pool.

Find out more about Tilikum and the history of wild orca captures.

About George Berry

George is a member of WDC's Communications team and website coordinator.